Advanced Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) for Valve Surgery

Our board-certified and fellowship trained cardiothoracic surgeons and interventional cardiologists at The Heart Hospital offer Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)  - a minimally invasive procedure for high risk patients with severe aortic stenosis. 

Expert Collaboration for Improved Outcomes

At The Valve Clinic within The Heart Hospital at St. Joseph’s Hospital, a dedicated nurse navigator will work with your schedule and introduce you to an experienced team of board-certified surgeons and interventional cardiologists as well as other diagnostic specialists. Together, these experts work together as a multidisciplinary team to complete a comprehensive diagnostic assessment. As a part of your diagnostic evaluation, you may have several tests, including:

  • Echocardiogram
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • CT scan
  • Lung function testing
  • Carotid artery
  • Ultrasound

In addition, our team will also evaluate your strength, mobility, nutrition, and tissue integrity. They will then meet to thoroughly review your case. Together, they will carefully prepare your individualized treatment plan for routine or complex valve conditions.

Accepting Referrals through The Valve Clinic

The Valve Clinic at The Heart Hospital is accepting referrals for patients evaluating treatment options for a new or existing valve condition. A dedicated Nurse Navigator will assist patients through each Valve Clinic visit, coordinating all relevant documentation and prior diagnostic studies.

Both a cardiac surgeon and interventional cardiologist will meet with each Valve Clinic patient and then jointly review both medical history and test results. This multidisciplinary approach results in a collaborative and comprehensive diagnostic assessment.

Contact Us

Dr. Soumya Neravetla is the Medical Director of The Valve Clinic in the Heart Hospital at St. Joseph's Hospital. 

To learn more about the Valve Clinic or the TAVR procedure, please call 819-TAVR or ask your physician for a referral.

  • St. Joseph's Hospital Campus: 11705 Mercy Blvd., Savannah, GA 31419, (p) 912-819-4100
  • Candler Hospital Campus: 5353 Reynolds St., Savannah, GA 31405, (p) 912-819-6000
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St.Joseph's Hospital Campus: 912-819-4100

Candler Hospital Campus: 912-819-6000